Disaster Action Teams provide 24-hour emergency response to local disasters, particularly house fires, ensuring that those affected have access to resources for basic necessities such as food, shelter and clothing.
This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Disaster Action Team program including:
Supporting the annual goals, RDO objectives, and regional/chapter plan for DAT services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities.
Completes all required training and maintains current training standard as DAT program requirements change.
Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.
Completes assigned projects and local response activities according to the needs of the DAT program. (Preparing vehicles, response materials, administrative support of the DAT program and other tasks assigned by the DAT Leader.
Follow and execute requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision.
Adapt to change, negotiate compromise and tolerate ambiguity.
Build effective relationships with others who can help with work-related goals.
Team member may work towards the DAT Service Associate response position.
About American Red Cross - National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region
4700 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, US
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to a service member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.
We'll work with your schedule.
Disaster Action Team (DAT) Member - Washington DCWashington, DC20006
July 31, 2020
Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
Disaster Relief Call Center
Safety & Disaster Education
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Varies depending on disaster frequency. Flexible up to 1 year.